Monthly Archives: July 2017

My July 4th-related discussion of how Western politicians & religious leaders once understood Western freedom vs. Islam’s totalitarianism & bigotry

July 5th, Audrey Russo and I discussed the content from 4 recent blogs, below.  (mp3 link: [Please note I erred in referring to James Freeman Clarke, twice, as “William” Freeman Clarke] Echoing Clarke (from 1871), a 1964 CIA report … Continue reading

Echoing Clarke (from 1871), a 1964 CIA report described Islam’s “all-is-from-Allah fatalism” and its anti-Christian, amoral consequences

All Americans, especially those media, political, and academic savants constantly hectoring us with their alleged “wisdom” on Islam, would do well to study James Freeman Clarke’s timeless assessment of Allah, juxtaposed to the Judeo-Christian God. Clarke (1810–1888) was an American theologian, philosopher, … Continue reading

Eloquent Cal: POTUS Coolidge’s Address on the 150th Anniversary of U.S. Independence Day

“The American Revolution represented the informed and mature convictions of a great mass of independent, liberty loving, God-fearing people who knew their rights, and possessed the courage to dare to maintain them.” Calvin Coolidge, 30th POTUS, Address at the … Continue reading